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It is simply amazing that it is only through you that I have come to be aware there are salt deserts as well. Thanks for being so informative
I be several times at Titicaca lake for do my job in Peru and I remember nice people there and they are hard workers in terrible climate and more than 3,600 meters over the sea level God bless all this persons.
If it weren't for the clouds and the hills in the background it would be difficult to tell where the horizon is. Well done.
This photo is so pretty.Without even reading about what this photo was, I fell in love with the picture. Reading about the salt and how much there was really surprised me! That is insane! There is so much, I had no idea places like this existed.
Firstly, I never knew that something like this could exist at 3,650 meters above sea level. Thanks so much for sharing this photo. Apart from the vast expanse of this salt desert as you call it, its is an amazing photo of the reflection of the colour of the sky as is in the water. Just the knowledge of this existing is wonderful to know and experience through your eyes. Thanks
The vastness and depth of this picture cannot be explained in a few words here. When I look at it, there is this feeling of ever ending life force in me that just puts meaning in life.
if that were 3,650 meters above sea level then they would not be walking in the ocean duhhhhhh. Those workers and trucks were photo shopped in there.
@Jacob Stephens They are not walking in the ocean. Please reed about the Uyuni Salt Flats.
@Jacob Stephens the water is there because they use it to extract the salt. It also happens when it rains. when there is no water, it looks like snow!
Uyuni is a unique and really beautiful place
sky mirror, I once took a shot of a similar salt lake but only it was that in winter, and the lake looks pretty much like desert, my shot : http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/302208/
Amazing, unbelievable and so fascinating to see this photograph of something we all use every day. Wonderful and informative!
Proof of yet another abundance the fragile world provides for us daily.... Thank you for the focus you have captured
Who would have imagined that there is so much salt in the world? Certainly not me. What a shot, and congrats: on what must be the only one of its kind for us to see. From the foreground figures to the far away clouds, it is a an amazing photograph. Thanks. j.e.s.
@Max Garcia Can you read?
@Max Garcia No, this is in Bolivia, South America.
@Max Garcia Bolivia in South America
Thanks guys I love the feedback. Here´s a link to more pics of the story (in my website), Salt Made Men, shot in Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia.
It's the lines on the plane and the two men, off-center but walking towards it, that make the composition. Also, the light. The photographer could have printed this darker for a more "dramatic" effect but chose to keep it light, which gives it an airier feel. Very good picture.
Fantastic shot and congrats for making the Photo of the day ,so deserving ! I looks a landscape of some alien planet ...Love it !
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